Nightly News   |  July 30, 2012

Syria's most senior diplomat in London defects

In what is seen as a huge blow to Syria's President Assad, his most senior diplomat in the U.K. quit his post. Khaled al-Ayoubi, the Syrian charge d'affaires in London, told British authorities he was "no longer willing" to represent his government, because of its "violent and oppressive actions." ITV’s Chris Ship reports.

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